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In the links below we have presented what we hope you will find to be some straightforward, objective information about some of the leading compression technologies we see being considered for similar applications to Ro-Flo’s.

Liquid Ring Compressor
Flooded Screw Compressor
Reciprocating Compressor

Compressor Technology Comparison

Rotary VaneLiquid RingFlooded ScrewLobe (Blower)Centrifugal Blower
Inlet Vaccum~ 28 inches Hg~ 28 inches HgRequires minimum ∆P~ 16 inches Hg~ 16 inches Hg
Max Discharge Pressure (psig)150200+200+~ 20-25~ 20-15
Max Pressure Ratio7:14:110:13:12:1
Flow Variation Over Life of UnitLowLowHighMediumLow
Process Gas ContaminationLowHighHighLowLow
Power RequirementLowHighMedLowLow
Coolant FlowLowHighMedN/AN/A
Acid ToleranceStandard MaterialsRequires StainlessRequires StainlessRequires StainlessRequires Stainless
Ease of RepairOn site/hand toolsSend to shopSend to shopSend to shopSend to shop
Process Dew Point Concern?NoYesYesNoNo


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